New International Version
The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual.
King James Bible
Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
Darby Bible Translation
But that which is spiritual [was] not first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual:
World English Bible
However that which is spiritual isn't first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.
Young's Literal Translation
but that which is spiritual is not first, but that which was natural, afterwards that which is spiritual.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That was not first which is spiritual - The natural or animal body, described 1 Corinthians 15:44, was the first; it was the body with which Adam was created. The spiritual body is the last, and is that with which the soul is to be clothed in the resurrection.
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that which is natural.
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1 Corinthians 2:14
The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:45
So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam, a life-giving spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man was of the dust of the earth; the second man is of heaven.
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